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January 2021 Activity Signup

posted Jan 8, 2021, 3:15 PM by Troop Webmaster

Our January activity will be a Scout Skills Navigation (GPS & Orienteering) activity at Turkey Swamp Park on January 23, 2021.

Click here to signup.

Troop 66 2020 Tee Shirt

posted Nov 28, 2020, 7:56 PM by Troop Webmaster

Click here to order the Troop 66 2020 Tee-Shirt. Completed order forms and payment are due back by December 6, 2020, without exception as the order is being placed on December 7.

November 28, 2020 Cheesequake Hike Signup Available

posted Nov 17, 2020, 6:16 PM by Troop Webmaster

The sign-up for our hike in Cheesequake park is now available. Please see to sign up for this outing.

We will be exploring the trails of Cheesequake park on Saturday November 28th. Scouts will have a chance to go hiking, practice using maps and compass and maybe even identify some plants.

For older scouts, Mrs. Mulvey will be leading a hike to work on the trail cooking requirement for Cooking Merit Badge.

For anyone either currently working on Cooking Merit Badge, please contact Mrs. Mulvey for more details.

Beach Cleanup - November 14, 2020

posted Nov 10, 2020, 6:34 PM by Troop Webmaster

On Saturday November 14, 2020, we will have a beach cleanup at Veterans Memorial Park (Ocean Blvd &, Lakeshore Dr, Keyport, NJ 07735), from 9am-12pm.

Visit to sign-up.

Fall 2020 Bike Trip Sign-up

posted Oct 22, 2020, 7:25 PM by Troop Webmaster

Our Fall Bike Trip will be at Sandy Hook on October 31, 2020.

Visit to get trip information and signup.

Fall 2020 Calendar Update

posted Oct 13, 2020, 5:51 PM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated Oct 13, 2020, 5:56 PM ]

To be able to continue meeting together as a troop, we will continue to meet outdoors at the Matawan United Methodist Church, for Covid safety reasons. However, effective November 1, after we turn back the clocks and return to Standard Time, our meeting time and date are changing. Beginning on November 1, 2020 we will be meeting 3pm-4:30pm on Sunday afternoons to be able to utilize the daylight. We will continue to meet on Sunday afternoons through the fall and winter seasons until after we switch back to Daylight Saving Time and after Matawan schools Spring Break.

The calendar at will remain updated with events.

Community Service Sep 2020

posted Sep 14, 2020, 8:03 PM by Troop Webmaster

Our community service project is this coming Saturday, September 19, 2020.

Visit for information and to signup.

October 2020 Camping Trip

posted Sep 13, 2020, 9:02 AM by Troop Webmaster

Our October camping trip will be October 2-4, 2020 to Quail Hill Scout Reservation.

Visit for trip information and signup.

June 2020 Virtual Merit Badges

posted May 30, 2020, 9:31 AM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated May 30, 2020, 9:36 AM ]

Troop 66 will offering to it's scouts several Virtual Merit Badge session in the month of June. Please see the flyer for details or visit to signup or see a list of other Merit Badges we can offer virtually.

As always email if you wish to work on a merit badge not currently being offered and we will try to find a counselor to work with you.

Memorial Day Flag Service Project - May 16 2020

posted May 5, 2020, 10:05 AM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated May 5, 2020, 6:20 PM ]

Troop 66 will be participating in a community service project to place flags at the graves of veterans at Fairview Cemetery for Memorial Day. Please see the flyer for details.

Click here to sign up.

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